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The application process at UIC is completed entirely online. Further information about Department of Economics requirements and admissions timelines can be found on our Application Requirements and Application Deadlines pages.

Please visit UIC's central Office of Admissions website for information about the online application system and specific requirements for transcripts/degree certificates/diplomas and English-language proficiency. If you have any questions or problems with the online application system itself, please contact Graduate Admissions directly.

If you have any general inquiries about the Department of Economics graduate programs or admissions process please contact us at

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Dec 2 2022

Ph.D. Webinar for Prospective Students

Friday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm America/Chicago
Jan 13 2023

M.A. Webinar for Prospective Students

Friday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm America/Chicago

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For curriculum inquiries for the Ph.D. in Economics or MA in Economics: Contact Prof. Darren Lubotsky,

For curriculum inquiries for the MA in Applied Economics: Contact Prof. Kiana Yektansani,